I still have not heard a great deal about this particular title, but given my appreciation of strategy titles - which largely began with Nobunaga's Ambition on the NES and my kids' fascination with Pokemon, this is a title I have been curious about. It is being developed by Koei Tecmo for the Nintendo DS.
Is it an odd mix? Sure - but I think quite a few people are curious to see how it turns out.
And here we have a bunch of screenshots: